WHAT DOES A REAL ESTATE LAWYER DO?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jun 4, 2020 in Blog, Real Estate Law

If you are planning to purchase real estate, you may be familiar with the fact that a lawyer is required in such a transaction. Whether it is your first or one of many– there still may be confusion about what a real estate lawyer does. Read on for Heritage Law’s general breakdown of the intricacies…Read More Here!

Termination of Lease Agreements – What Are the Rules?

Posted by heritagelaw on Jun 3, 2020 in Blog, Real Estate Law

Lease agreements are a common legal document that is signed between a landlord and tenant, whether in a residential or business rental capacity. Like any contract, a lease agreement can be intimidating and confusing. However, these agreements are not designed to be contractual traps. They should be straightforward and concise when detailing the particulars of…Read More Here!

Rent To Own: Benefits, Drawbacks and How It Works

Posted by heritagelaw on Nov 30, 2019 in Blog, Real Estate Law

Owning anything in today’s economy, whether it be a house or a new t.v., is usually a pipe dream for those with poor credit, no credit or not enough funds. The concept of “rent to own” was created to aid those who could not make large purchases by presenting them the opportunity to rent with…Read More Here!

I’m Buying A House: When Do I Need A Lawyer?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on May 16, 2019 in Blog, Real Estate Law

In Alberta, government standards require homebuyers and sellers to employ a lawyer to ensure the legal status of the land sale. Selling or buying a home? Contact or visit Heritage Law today! Our tips below will help prepare you for the process of the legal sale or purchase of real estate. TIP #1: Your chosen…Read More Here!

Legal Responsibilities of Being a Tenant or a Landlord

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Nov 19, 2018 in Blog, Real Estate Law

The act of renting a property is familiar to most people: one party owns and maintains a property, while the other pays regularly for the freedom to live there. Still, it is not uncommon to see inexperienced landlords and tenants alike make mistakes or incorrect assumptions when it comes to their respective roles. Before entering…Read More Here!

Unmarried Couples Buying Property Together

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Nov 1, 2018 in Blog, Family Law, Real Estate Law

As a couple, you may have the combined funds or borrowing power to acquire a property, but just because you can does not mean you should! You must compare you and your partner’s plans for the future, as well as your individual earning potential and any savings you are bringing to the table. Buying a property…Read More Here!

What is considered my property when I own a home?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Jun 1, 2018 in Blog, Real Estate Law

For many people, taking possession of a home is thought to be the ultimate achievement of independence and self-reliance. It is an exciting time, but it can be easy to miss some of the finer points of home ownership. One such aspect is the definition of property– just what physical area is considered your home?…Read More Here!

Why You Need a Lawyer When Buying a New Home Build

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Nov 1, 2017 in Blog, Real Estate Law

Purchasing a new home build is much different than purchasing a previously owned home. There are a number of added steps to a new home build that can make the process extra confusing for someone who doesn’t deal with this stuff regularly. It’s these added steps and confusion that make it incredibly important to include…Read More Here!

What Is a Property Agreement?

Posted by heritagelawoffices on Sep 1, 2017 in Blog, Real Estate Law

A property agreement is a written document that determines dispersal and ownership of one or both partner’s property. This document highlights who ultimately owns what, and how property should be dealt with in the case of separation, divorce or death. The options for how property is divided are almost limitless. Whether you want to keep…Read More Here!